11th March 2016

10:00 am and 3:00 pm

Turbulence in solar, space and astrophysical plasmas

The meeting aims to bring together the solar, heliospheric and astrophysical communities, discussing open problems and recent achievements in the observation and modelling of turbulent plasmas

11th March 2016

10:00 am and 3:00 pm

Star formation studies with the JCMT in the new era

This meeting includes discussion of the results from the main surveys on star formation that have been completed (as well as their follow-up observations) and the plans for the new surveys (with some initial results).

14th March 2016

12:00 am and 12:00 am

Debating Matters Regional Final

Organised by the Institute of Ideas and supported by the Wellcome Trust, Debating Matters is a competition for sixth formers with a fresh, accessible and engaging format for debating contemporary

15th March 2016

12:00 am and 12:00 am

Wildlife Through the Lens

Lunchtime Lecture

16th March 2016

12:15 pm and 12:20 pm


On 16 March 2016 there will be a very special screening of Star*Men at the Royal Astronomical Society with a Q&A with Prof Lynden-Bell.

17th March 2016

9:30 am and 4:30 pm

The Use of in Silico Modelling in Drug Development

In silico tools can rapidly profile large data sets without the need for analytical testing. It is this predictivity, allied to the significant time and resource savings that make these tools so attractive within pharmaceutical research and development.

17th March 2016

5:00 pm and 5:00 pm

The Dress Detective and the Slow Approach to Seeing

The Dress Detective is a book that seeks to rectify that gap and also encourages researchers to adopt the Slow Approach to Seeing.

17th March 2016

6:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Pests, Pathogens and Unpredictable Rainfall: Global Challenges for Sustainable Food Production

In this talk Professor Sue Hartley, Director of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute at the University of York, explores the inter-disciplinary approaches which may provide new sustainable methods of crop protection and resilience to climate change.

21st March 2016

5:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Chemistry World Science Communication Competition Live Final 2016

Come and hear the finalists of the Chemistry World science communication competition give their presentations to a live audience and panel of expert judges in the Faraday lecture at the Royal Institution.

22nd March 2016

10:30 am and 12:00 pm

March Public Tour

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the historic apartments of the Society of Antiquaries of London at Burlington House and to learn about the history of one of Britain’s oldest learned societies – a perfect way to spend a morning in Central London!